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Microchip to provide silicon carbide MOSFETs for Mersen's
Microchip Technology has announced the collaboration with Mersen on their 150 kilovolt-ampere (kVA) three-phase silicon carbide Power Stack Reference Design. Mersen is a global provider of power management solutions for numerous industrial sectors including e-mobility and energy storage.
GaN RF power portfolio expanded for 5G and more
New MMICs and discrete devices deliver performance levels required in 5G, satellite communication and defence applications.
Functional safety packages accelerate automotive design
ISO 26262 functional safety packages released by Microchip simplify the design of ASIL B and ASIL C safety applications using PIC and AVR microcontrollers
Touchscreen controllers go beyond 10 inch screens
Two new devices have been added to Microchip Technology’s family of IEC/UL 60730 Class B certified touchscreen controllers.
Voltage reference IC meets low-drift requirements
Extended-temperature-range voltage reference ICs for automotive and industrial applications require low drift, high reliability and high performance.
Digital gate driver cuts switching losses by up to 50%
Microchip Technology has stepped up with a new 1200V production-ready digital gate driver to enable electric buses and other e-transportation power systems meet and exceed stringent environmental conditions while maximising efficiency.
Microchip unveils most compact 1.6T Ethernet PHY
META-DX2L enables routers, switches and line cards to double their bandwidth by transitioning to 112G PAM4 interface rates. Routers, switches and line cards need higher bandwidth, port density and up to 800 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) connectivity to handle escalating data centre traffic driven by 5G, cloud services and Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) applications.
Mid-range FPGAs reach next power milestone
Edge compute systems need compact programmable devices with low power consumption and a small enough thermal footprint to eliminate fans and other heat mitigation while providing robust compute horsepower. Microchip Technology has solved this challenge by cutting static power consumption for its mid-bandwidth Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) and FPGA System-on-Chip (SoC) devices in half and giving them a smaller thermal footprint, impr...
Aerospace-qualified baseless power module family
In the race to reduce aircraft emissions, developers increasingly are moving toward more efficient designs including electrical systems that replace today’s pneumatics and hydraulics powering everything from on-board alternators to actuators and Auxiliary Power Units (APUs). To enable next-generation aircraft electrical systems, new power conversion technology is required. Microchip Technology has announced its development with Clean S...
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Single-chip network synchronisation solution launched
5G technology requires time sources to be synchronised throughout a packet-switched network ten times more accurately than 4G requirements. Microchip Technology has made it possible to achieve 5G performance with the first single-chip, highly integrated, low-power, multi-channel integrated circuit (IC) coupled with the company’s widely adopted and reliable IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol (PTP) and clock recovery algorithm software modules...
Rugged SiC power devices available at 1,700V
Today’s energy-efficient electric charging systems powering commercial vehicle propulsion, as well as auxiliary power systems, solar inverters, solid-state transformers and other transportation and industrial applications all rely on high-voltage switching power devices. To meet these requirements, Microchip Technology has announced the expansion of its SiC power portfolio with a family of high-efficiency, high-reliability 1,700V silic...
Ethernet PHYs enable multidrop bus architecture
The LAN867x family of 10BASE-T1S PHYs, a new solution released by Microchip Technology, has expanded Ethernet connectivity to the very edges of industrial networks, simplifying architectures and reducing risk for designers.
Qi 1.3 wireless charging reference design released
The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) has recently released the Qi 1.3 specification that requires authentication for improved safety when transmitting up to 15W of power between a transmitter and a receiver.
JEDEC qualification for a RT FPGA in a plastic package
Developers of small-satellite constellations and other systems used in New Space missions must deliver both high reliability and radiation protection while meeting stringent cost and scheduling requirements. Microchip Technology has now given them a faster, more economical production path with the Radiation Tolerant (RT) FPGA that offers the low cost of a JEDEC-qualified plastic package plus the proven reliability of RTG4 FPGA technology and deca...
JEDEC qualification for a RTG4 FPGA in a plastic package
Microchip Technology has now launched a faster, more economical production path with the first Radiation Tolerant (RT) FPGA that offers the low cost of a JEDEC-qualified plastic package plus the proven reliability of RTG4 FPGA technology and decades of spaceflight heritage so they do not need to be screened to full Qualified Manufacturers List (QML) procedures.
MPLAB cloud tools ecosystem for microcontrollers
Microcontroller (MCU) design has been enhanced with the new MPLAB cloud tools ecosystem available today for PIC and AVR devices from Microchip Technology. The free, all-in-one cloud platform combines easy, integrated search and discovery of example code, graphical configuration of projects and code debugging in a collaborative environment.
GaN RF boosted by monolithic microwave integrated circuit
Satellite communication systems use complex modulation schemes to achieve the fast data rates required to deliver video and broadband data. To attain this, they must deliver high RF output power while simultaneously ensuring the signals retain their desired characteristics. The new GMICP2731-10 GaN MMIC power amplifier announced by Microchip Technology helps meet the requirements of GaN RF.
Enabling resilient timing for critical infrastructure
Microchip Technology has announced it has integrated its BlueSky GNSS Firewall with its TimePictra 11 synchronisation monitoring and management platform to protect 5G networks and other critical infrastructure from Global Positioning System (GPS) signal jamming and spoofing while providing single-console visibility across the entire timing architecture.
Microchip simplifies deployment of WiFi 6 access points
Organisations can only deploy today’s WiFi 6 access points (APs) and 5G small cell access nodes where AC power is available or if their switch can deliver both power and data to them as required. Microchip Technology has created a more flexible and cost-effective alternative with the first multiport Power over Ethernet (PoE) power sourcing equipment (PSE) injector, also known as a midspan, that enables any multigigabit switch to support the...